Excision (musician)

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Excision
Birth name Jeff Abel
Born 1986 (age 27–28)
Origin Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
Genres Dubstep
Occupations Music producer, DJ
Years active 2004–present
Labels Rottun Recordings; EX7; mau5trap; Destroid Music
Associated acts Destroid, Datsik, Downlink, Messinian, SKisM, Ajapai, Space Laces, Bassnectar, Far Too Loud
Website excision.ca

Jeff Abel, better known by his stage name Excision, is a dubstep producer and DJ from Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada.

Excision frequently works with fellow Canadian dubstep producers Datsik and Downlink. Along with Downlink, he is the founder of Rottun Recordings. Active since 2004, his first release was in 2007. He had released an annual "Shambhala" mix album in the third quarter of each year.[1] He also is known for his watts of bass tours.[2]

Abel recently founded another label "Destroid Records", upon its debut release a full length digital album was released with the majority of tracks by Excision himself and collaborations with other artists such as Downlink, Space Laces, Far Too Loud, Bassnectar and Ajapai. Another single was released in December 2013 by Excision & Space Laces entitled "Get Stupid". There are more releases scheduled to be released on Destroid Records.

Career[edit]

In early 2012, Excision started the North American "X Tour" with Liquid Stranger and Lucky Date.[3]

On November 15, 2013, Excision unveiled a 250,000 watt sound system at the 1st Bank Center in Broomfield Colorado for the Boomfest event. The event included a very special back-to-back set from Funtcase and Cookie Monsta along with Deltron 3030, Brillz, ill.Gates and Colorado locals Robotic Pirate Monkey.[4]

Starting in January 2014, Excision begins a new tour covering North America with support from Dirtyphonics and Ill Gates. This new tour brings once again his "Executioner" video and light production. This time around, he brings a new 150,000 watt sound system from PK Sound.[5]

Discography[edit]

Albums & EPs[edit]

  • Boom EP (with Datsik & Flux Pavilion) (Rottun Recordings - June 15, 2009)
  • Hypothermic EP (Excision vs. The SubDivision) (Paradise Lost - November 30, 2009)
  • Existence EP (with Downlink) (Rottun Recordings - July 25, 2011)
  • X Rated (Mau5trap Recordings - October 10, 2011)
  • X Rated: The Remixes (Mau5trap Recordings - September 03, 2012)

Singles[edit]

  • "No Escape" / "Bug Powdah" (Excision / Innasekt) (Rottun Recordings - October 19, 2007)
  • "Do It Now" / "This is War" (Excision feat. Noiz / Rakoon) (Rottun Recordings - August 15, 2008)
  • "Wasted" / "Serious Business" (Rag & Bone Records - January 19, 2009)
  • "Yin Yang" / "Obvious" (Excision feat. DZ / Excision) (EX7 - August 10, 2009)
  • "Swagga" / "Invaders" (with Datsik) (EX7 - September 28, 2009)
  • "Know You" / 3vil Five" (Excision / UltraBlack) (Rottun Recordings - November 23, 2009)
  • "Get To The Point" / "One" (with Liquid Stranger) (Rottun Recordings - January 11, 2010)
  • "Aliens" / "Too Late" (Excision & Endophyte / Excision) (Dubline Records - February 22, 2010)
  • "Subsonic" / "Force" (Excision / Excision & Noiz) (EX7 - April 19, 2010)
  • "Boom" (SkisM Remix) / "Swagga" (Downlink Remix) (with Datsik) (Rottun Recordings - July 05, 2010)
  • "Heavy Artillery" / "Reploid" (with Downlink feat. Messinian / with Downlink) (EX7 - November 15, 2010)
  • "Rude Symphony" / "Darkness" (with Subvert) (Rottun Recordings - March 14, 2011)
  • "Heavy Artillery" (SkisM Remix) / "Reploid" (Document One Remix) (with Downlink feat. Messinian / with Downlink) (EX7 - July 04, 2011)
  • "Crowd Control" (with Downlink) (Rottun Recordings - November 14, 2011)
  • "Before The Sun" (with Downlink & Ajapai) (Rottun Recordings - December 10, 2011)
  • "Brutal" (Rottun Recordings - March 5, 2012)
  • "Headbanga" (with Downlink) (Rottun Recordings - April 2, 2012)
  • "Vindicate" (with Datsik) (Firepower Records - January 8, 2013)
  • "Destroid 11 Get Stupid" (with Space Laces) (Destroid Music - November 25, 2013)
  • "Rock You" (with Downlink) (Destroid Music - January 21, 2014)
  • "Destroid 7 Bounce (VIP)" / "Destroid 10 Funk Hole (VIP)" (with Space Laces) (Destroid Music - March 10, 2014)

Mixes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Blistein, Jon (7 October 2013). "Uncharted Territory: OrelSan Climbs; Excision Drops New Mix". Billboard magazine. Retrieved 8 October 2013. 
  2. ^ Aidan, Julian. "Dubstep DJ Excision brought 100,000 watts of bass to the Fillmore". Michigan Daily. Retrieved 8 October 2013. 
  3. ^ "Shows | EXCISION". Excision.ca. Retrieved 2013-07-23. 
  4. ^ Silverstein, Sean. "Excision to Headline Boom Festival at 1STBANK Center". Rage Colorado. Retrieved 28 February 2014. 
  5. ^ http://www.excision.ca

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